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Venture Islay 14

Regular price $1,999.00
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An ideal kayak for those cruisey journeys on the water.

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A longer kayak is a faster kayak, allowing you to cover larger distances; the Islay 14 is an adventure touring kayak with a length similar to that of a sea kayak, but in a format that offers a little more stability and manoeuvrability.

Ideal for beginners and intermediates who want to try their hand at cosy weekend adventures and relaxed journeys of up to a week in length on canals, sheltered lakes, and gentle rivers.

Ideal for the following:

  • Medium to long distance journeys

  • Exploring lakes and gentle rivers with ease and the confidence to take photos from the kayak

  • The best combination of hull efficiency, speed, and a manageable size

Weight: 25.5 kg

Can't find what you're looking for? Give us a call and we will happily order in what you need.

Slender Bow & Stern

  • Slice cleanly through the water and engage for great tracking, with a vertical stern cut-off giving maximum waterline for optimal hull efficiency

Dynamic Volume Distribution

  • Lifts the bow over waves for a drier ride, increases stability, and gives excellent gear carrying capacity

Wide, Shallow ‘V’ Hull Mid-Section

  • Gives great speed and tracking whilst being reassuringly stable and easy to manoeuvre

Swede Form

  • Widest point behind the paddler for stability without hindering paddle strokes

Large Cockpit

  • Sized for all-day comfort, easy access, and spraydeck compatibility

Toggle Handles

  • Used for carrying, or for keeping hold of the kayak after a swim in moving water

Paddle Park

  • Store your paddle safely whilst fishing, taking photos, or just relaxing

Large Bow & Stern Hatches

  • Ample, water resistant storage of your picnic or camping gear, featuring market-leading KajakSport hatch covers

Foam Bulkheads

  • Separates the hatch compartments from the rest of the kayak, and prevents flooding in the event of a capsize

Deck Bungees

  • Store maps, hats, and more close to hand

Deck Lines

  • Running along the perimeter for increased boat handling options, particularly during rescues

Security Point

  • Attach a cable lock to secure your kayak during storage.
  • Length: 427 cm

  • Width: 60 cm

  • Volume: 374 L

  • Front Hatch: 43 L

  • Day Hatch: N/A

  • Rear Hatch: 81 L

External Cockpit

  • Length: 89 cm

  • Width: 51 cm

  • Weight: 25.5 kg

  • Paddler Weight Range: <130 kg

🦠Missing Orders & Covid 19 Delivery Guide:

Dear Further Faster Adventure Folk,

Our courier network is experiencing significant delays due to many of their staff members needing to isolate as per the Ministry of Health's guidelines.

As of today, a significant percentage of our courier network is isolating and unable to work, resulting in delivery delays for many of our customers. However, we're doing everything we can to get your orders to you as soon as possible.

If you would like an update of Courier Network Status, please see these links:

As always, thanks for your understanding and support through these challenging times.

From the team at Further Faster


Please use an address that the couriers can leave your item, as they are not holding items for pick up.


For delivery of orders within New Zealand, excluding boats:

  • All local orders over NZD $100 are shipped free using a standard signature required service.
  • All local orders under NZD $100 are charged a flat fee of NZD $8 and are shipped using standard signature required service.
  • We use Post Haste Couriers as our courier service
  • Allow 4 business days for standard South Island shipping and 5 business days for the North Island.
  • Rural Address and PO box numbers please add business 2 days.
  • Once your order has been dispatched you will receive an email with tracking information.
  • Once your order has left the store it is at the mercy of the couriers. Please check your tracking information and contact the couriers if it has not arrived when expected.


  • Allow 4 business days for standard South Island shipping and 5 business days for the North Island.
  • Rural Address and PO Boxes, please add 2 more days.
  • We try our best to get your orders out to you ASAP, however, during our peak times (Christmas, Sale week etc), we may need an extra day to process them.
  • These estimates are for a perfect world when courier companies work on time and natural disasters and pandemics are at bay. Once it has left the shop it is sometimes up to the shipping gods!


  • We can’t change addresses in the system once your order has been placed, however, send an email to or call us in-store and we will endeavour to change the address.
  • Please let us know before order cut off at 1pm daily.


  • We offer an in-store pick up service.
  • This is contactless, please order online and choose Pick-Up.
  • You will be notified when your order is ready for collection.
  • Collection can be made during opening hours at 
    57A Buchan Street


  • Once your order has been shipped you will receive a Shipment Order Email. This will have a link to your tracking details, you can use this link to find the location of your parcel and contact the courier company to see how far away it is.
  • If you have not received a confirmation email within 24hrs, please check your junk box in your email, as some times we need to get in touch with you and emails do happen to end up in there!
  • Alternatively, speak to our order guru 'Bot-Bruce', and he can find the tracking details for you in the chat section of this pop-up. Just ask him, 'Where is my order?' and follow the prompts 🐻.



  • All Australian orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $35 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats or paddles).  Paddles are NZD $125 for 2 and 4 piece paddles and NZD $195 for 1 piece paddles.
  • All North American orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $90 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats or paddles).
  • Standard delivery times for international orders can vary from 5 business days to 6 weeks.
  • Once your item has been dispatched you will receive an email with tracking information.
  • International orders do not come with a signature delivery confirmation.
  • Please do not buy products with eggs or bacon, as international customs do not like this and your order may be confiscated at your own cost (no one wants wasted bacon and eggs!)


  • All orders are shipped from our Christchurch store and usually leave the next day. If for some reason we don't have the item you ordered we will notify you as soon as possible and let you know when you can expect delivery. Special order for non stocked items vary however are usually 2-6 weeks.


  • Shipping for white water kayaks starts at $99. Shipping can be arranged for all other boats, kayaks and canoes.
  • Please contact the store for details and cost.


If you'd like to know availability and delivery times for a specific item please contact us and we will get back to you the same day.


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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Brian Bell
Have Kayaks. Have adventure.

Our Venture kayaks made it our remote little place in Marlborough Sounds. Thanks for the great job packing them and sorting out the logistics. You all rock. We hit the water today and won’t be looking back.

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